|50's Music: Dorothy Collins (1952-1956)|
Live recordings made by popular 50's singer Dorothy Collins between 1952 and 1956. Songs include Irving Berlin's "Cheek to Cheek".
Keywords: 50's Music; 50s Music; 1950's Music; 1950s Music; Fifties Music; Popular Music
Downloads: 3,885 (1 review)
|Your Hit Parade: "Blue Skies" performed by The Lucky Strike Orchestra (Classic TV)|
Clip from the classic 50's TV show "Your Hit Parade", featuring a cover of the Irving Berlin song "Blue Skies" performed by The Lucky Strike Orchestra. "Your Hit Parade" was a highly popular 50's TV show, and was a spin-off the the radio show with the same name. Very Popular and (almost) always tasteful, the show featured covers of popular songs. Running from 1950 to 1959, the show died after music began to change, and it is often reported that Snooky Lanson's cover of "Hound Dog" hastened to de...
Keywords: 50's TV; 1950's Television; Classic TV; Irving Berlin; Blue Skies; The Lucky Strike Orchestra; Your Hit Parade; 50's Music; Fifties Music
Downloads: 3,635 (1 review)
|Your Hit Parade: Two tracks by Gisele MacKenzie|
Two public domain musical recordings from the 1950's, sung by Gisele MacKenzie. Both are from the TV series "Your Hit Parade", and "Count Your Blessings" is a good example of 1950's pop music ("Heartbreak Hotel" is done as a comedy number, although it's still good).
Keywords: 1950's Music; 50's Music; 1950s; 50s; Fifties Music; Public Domain Recordings; Irving Berlin; Pop Music; Popular Music; Your Hit Parade; TV; Television; Strings; Horns; Raymond Scott Orchestra
|Your Hit Parade: "Please Mr Sun" by Dorothy Collins (Classic TV)|
Clip from the classic TV show "Your Hit Parade", with fairly-obscure 50's singer Dorothy Collins singing the popular song "Please Mr Sun" live on national TV. "Your Hit Parade" ran from 1950 to 1959, and was both popular and award winning. The show featured a bunhc of talented singers performing covers of hits of the day, and was very tasteful. The show died after music began to change, and the show got very weak as time went on...
Keywords: 50's TV; 50's Television; 1950's TV; 1950's Television; Classic TV; Dorothy Collins; Your Hit Parade; Please Mr Sun; 50's Music; Fifties Music; Musical Television
Downloads: 3,817 (1 review)
|''The Big Record'' - 27th November 1957|
An episode of the 1957-1958 CBS variety series "The Big Record", starring Patti Page, and guest-starring Georgia Gibbs, Walter Slezak, The Shepherd Sisters, Guylaine Guy, Erroll Garner, and special guest star Johnnie Ray. Also containing original commercials for Oldsmobile, Pillsbury, Golden Dial soap, and Kellogg's Special K. The first-half of the 60-minute episodes competed against "Disneyland" and "Wagon Train", while the second-half competed against "Tombstone Territory" and "Father Knows Be...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Patti Page; Johnnie Ray; Georgia Gibbs; Oldsmobile; Variety Series; Variety Show; Music; 1950s Music; 50s Music; Fifties Music; Classic Television; Short-Lived; Live TV; Live Television; Hits; Flop; Flops; The Big Record